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Our Mentors

Miriam Spitzer Franklin
Miriam Spitzer Franklin is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Middle Grade
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Miriam Spitzer Franklin
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Miriam Spitzer Franklin is a former elementary and middle school teacher who currently teaches homeschooled students, freelances for an educational company, and fills in for teachers on maternity leave. Her hobbies include coaching her daughter’s Odyssey of the Mind team, figure skating, and being passionate about environmental and animal rights causes. Miriam lives with her husband, two daughters, and two pampered cats in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Recent Favorite Books
  • The Sky Is Everywhere- Jandy Nelson
  • Rules- Cynthia Lord
  • Flipped- Wendelin van Draanen
  • The Wednesday Wars- Gary Schmidt
  • and not to be too predictable, but pick any in the series: Harry Potter- J K Rowling
Years Mentored
2017